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Coal Hill, Arkansas
Coal Hill City Hall
Coal Hill City Hall
Location of Coal Hill in Johnson County, Arkansas
Location of Coal Hill in Johnson County, Arkansas
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Johnson
Area
 • Total 2.83 sq mi (7.33 km2)
 • Land 2.80 sq mi (7.26 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation
472 ft (144 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 820
 • Density 292.44/sq mi (112.91/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72832
Area code(s) 479
FIPS code 05-14500
GNIS feature ID 0076645

Coal Hill is a city in Johnson County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,012 at the 2010 census.

History

Coal mining gave the town its name.

Geography

Coal Hill is located at 35°26′13″N 93°40′20″W / 35.43694°N 93.67222°W / 35.43694; -93.67222 (35.436998, -93.672307).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 200
1890 802 301.0%
1900 1,341 67.2%
1910 1,229 −8.4%
1920 1,057 −14.0%
1930 1,169 10.6%
1940 1,040 −11.0%
1950 873 −16.1%
1960 704 −19.4%
1970 733 4.1%
1980 859 17.2%
1990 912 6.2%
2000 1,001 9.8%
2010 1,012 1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Coal Hill racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 737 89.88%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 2 0.24%
Native American 8 0.98%
Asian 7 0.85%
Pacific Islander 1 0.12%
Other/Mixed 43 5.24%
Hispanic or Latino 22 2.68%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 820 people, 430 households, and 305 families residing in the city.

Notable people

  • Marshall Chrisman, businessman and politician, born in Coal Hill in 1933
  • Boss Schmidt, born in Coal Hill, major league baseball player
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